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Jul 30, 2010 6:00pm EDT
, maryland home. >> we have a cancer parent who has -- who is on insulin. we have two other elderly people in the block. every day i told them that. >> reporter: pepco says it will be midnight until power is restored to those who lost electricity from sunday's storm. much of the work centered in montgomery county where crews are running in to problems with underground service there. they say restoration right now is one customer at a time. >> in this gentleman's case, we had a crew on site. and they were doing work and when that work was finished, they assumed that everything was fine on that particular circuit. so they left. now we found out there was additional damage. >> reporter: he argues the claim by the montgomery county executive that the company was slow to respond. pepco says the immediate goal, of course, is to get folks back up and running. we are talking about 2700 people out of power including yesterday's storm and sunday's storm. 200 folks are still out of power since sunday. they say after that they will assess the situation, assess the job they have been doing, trying to b
CBS
Jul 16, 2010 6:00pm EDT
in the future and provide a better infrastructure. we want to head north to germantown, maryland where bruce leshan is standing by where the epicenter hit. >> scientists -- scientists there probably told you 300 million years ago this neighborhood was probably a fairly active earthquake zone. at that point two tectonic plates were colliding with each over and they drove up the appalachian mountains which at that point were higher than the himalayas but they have worn down considerably now and all of that earth from the mountains covers these ancient faults that are deep underground here, considerably weakened. >> three seconds you will see it shaking. >> surveillance cameras at euro motors caught a shaking at precisely the time the earthquake hit. >> this is $140,000 mercedes. >> ouch. you are glad there wasn't anything more. >> nothing here. >> the boss may have been worried about the car but that's the last thing on the mind of the salesman desmond and his wife. >> i said what's shaking the house like that. >> the couple was worried the shaking was from someone trying to break in the back
CBS
Jul 23, 2010 6:00pm EDT
to a later date. >>> a human trafficking case that spanned from california to new york, maryland and virginia. today 32-year-old mark brickhouse was scheduled to prison. he pleaded guilty to luring a 16-year-old girl from california and taking her across lines for prosecution. brickhouse and his accomplice posted ads for the girl on craigslist. >>> caught on tape, a helicopter makes a sudden crash landing. we will tell you the story ahead. >>> but first, free mortgage relief for people in danger of losing their homes. we will tell you how to get this help after the break. it sounds too good to be true but this week thousands of people are lining up to apply. a nonprofit organization is helping struggling homeowners and in some cases they are able to modify their loans with a 2% interest rate. it is called the neighborhood assistance corporation of america and they are bringing bankers and borrowers face to face. >> we have legally binding agreements with every major lender and the two biggest investors, fannie mae and fred fred. >> if that means we have to go 3% and 2% to get to that affordab
CBS
Jul 12, 2010 6:00pm EDT
>>> and bracking news tops our show at 6:00 from temple hills, maryland, lindsey mastis is on the scene of a barricade situation where a man is holed up inside a school bus. how long have police been negotiating and do you know this man's name? >> reporter: the police have been out here since 1:15 and they say they do believe they know who this suspect is. they're not releasing his name at this point. but what happened here at the intersection of allentown road and where i'm at right now, there is a bank of america across the street. and it all started there. they say the suspect and a victim entered. the victim had to get some money out of the bank for this suspect. we're told that at some point that suspect left the bank and the victim told the people inside that she was in fact being robbed. now we have with me over here on the side, this is major andy ellis with prince george's county police department. he ran across the street down into the woods, what do you know at this point? >> well right now we have him cornered on a bus in the woods behind us. our emergency se
CBS
Jul 22, 2010 6:00pm EDT
in the murder of two mothers and daughters in largo, maryland last year and also a person of interest in the murder of velma butler. her body was found in her burnt out home in 2008. she too was a woman living with her daughter. now we're not releasing the person of interest's name but we do know he's 27, a college graduate and a former u.p.s. employee. here is scott broom with how authorities are piecing this all together. >> reporter: the key break in all of this came in a stolen gun string operation conducted by atf. a routine stolen gun investigation in july of 2009 is what focused investigators on this person of interest. he was busted with an accomplice after a sting surveillance operation in the parking lot of the u.p.s. facility where he worked, allegedly trying to sell stolen weapons. but it was warrants served on his home that turned up other evidence that linked him to a number of home invasion robberies in the area. quickly prince george's county police focused in on him as the prime person of interest in the 2009 mother-daughter murders where an intruder killed karen and
CBS
Jul 24, 2010 6:00pm EDT
for residents of a maryland apartment complex. the air-conditioning is off in a number of units and others have been condemned because of utility problems. some residents are worried about the heat and how it might effect their health and as scott broom reports those residents are on their own for solutions. >> reporter: the pinewood chase apartments. >> 110 degrees in here now. james harley figures this is a health threatening situation. >> i am 58 years old. i am asthmatic, i we'rey about my asthma and i have high blood pressure too. >> reporter: the problem is the aging a k unit, it simply blows hot air. he says apartment management has been unresponsive and now the situation is serious. >> my ac been broking almost all summer. >> reporter: everywhere i looked today around this complex there were problems. i found at least four units condemned by county health officials thursday because of a water pipe burst shutting down air-conditioning residents said. they considered themselves the lucky ones because the condemnation forced management to move them to other units, left behind more air- con
CBS
Jul 1, 2010 6:00pm EDT
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CBS
Jul 2, 2010 6:00pm EDT
are just in the first two categories. the abnormally dry period. northern virginia. northern maryland. but the drought won reaching moderate drought conditions this parts of southern maryland. a little bit of rain in the forecast and that should help things out. but that won't be about six, seven days for now. really starting to heat up for the weekend. at least we are staying dry. monday could be triple digit heat. at least the heat index is 103, 104, 105. grilling plans or outdoor activities beautiful for it. temperatures falling through the 70s. another very mild night here overnight tonight. temperatures falling through the lower 60s into the upper 50s. west-north west. code orange air quality day. goes downhill in the next few days. through the next several days code orange. maybe even poor middle of next week air quality. still dry. humidity staying away. 82 in washington. 79 gaithers. 70s in southern pennsylvania. 70s heading over to the eastern shore. forecast now. lots of sunshine. warmth will be felt. first half this holiday weekend. but really through sunday extreme heat st
CBS
Jul 3, 2010 6:00pm EDT
in effect and police believe the suspect may be driving a 1999 black nissan sentra with maryland plates. >> there's a lot of questions. for example, the boy was taken in washington, d.c., but the mother did not report the kidnapping or the alleged kidnapping. she went to her home in hyattsville before she called police. why that happened is not clear. at this point, police have not charged him with anything, i believe at this point, they are trying to sort this out. they are talking to the mother and the child. reporting live, i'm armando trull, back to you. >> armando, thank you. >>> we have another developing story at this hour. the on going water woes in montgomery county. major progress overnight, crews were able to shut off the water so repairs can begin on the 96- inch pipe in gaines borrow road. as surray chin reports, people violating those mandatory water restrictions. >> lifted with a major sign of progress as a 96-inch replacement pipe was lowered. it's tricky maneuvering. >> not much room to play with. >> no room to play with. >> this is the massive pipe in question wit
CBS
Jul 6, 2010 6:00pm EDT
county residence could go to wusa9.com for specific cooling center locations. and if you live in maryland in montgomery county, residence there could call them. prince george's county residence call 301-265-8450. if you lick in the district, just dial 3-1-1. you'll find a complete list of the locations on wusa9.com. you'll want to click at the banner on the top of the page. >>> well, power problems are another concern during this blistering heat. bruce leshan is still out in northeast, where a few hundred people are really suffering because of an outage there, bruce? >> reporter: yeah, lesli. what a miserable time to lose power ask air-conditioning. they were hoping to have the power back on by 6:00. but you can see that the work is still going on right here behind me. and out along here, there are actually people down in the trenches, literally, underneath the truck here. doing what they are trying to do to get the power restored. you can see them along here. throwing a whole lot of resources to add this to try to get it fixed. take a look at the video tape. i want you to look at this cl
CBS
Jul 10, 2010 6:00pm EDT
maryland is found dead. members are looking for answers. the victim's body was discovered near his home. >> i'm in shock. >> reporter: his friend was a hard working landscaper. >> he dedicated to work. >> reporter: he was found after 5:00 on saturday morning near new hampshire avenue. a person saw the body lying right here outside of a where i lived and called police. >> there was evidence of trauma to his upper body. we're classifying this as a suspicious death and weir waiting for -- we're waiting the outcome from the medical examiner. >> reporter: they are awaiting official word on the cause of death and stopping short of calling this a homicide, family and friends are not. >> i cannot believe this. >> reporter: he said people who saw the body describe it was a stabbing. >> i don't believe how this happened. the way he was killed, it was like somebody hated him. >> do you know anyone who would want to harm your cousin? >> no. >> reporter: police tried to piece together what he was doing hours before his death, his cousin is trying to come to grips with losing his loved one. >
CBS
Jul 27, 2010 6:00pm EDT
predict many more. >> jason scott, a university of maryland, university college grad. part-time ups employee. lifelong resident of largo. now charged bay prince georges county grand jury in the march 2009 double murder. a 42-year-old delores dew wit and her 16-year-old daughter, ebony. whose bodies were found in a burning car near their home. the cause of death, asphyxiation. >> i don't think the death penalty is available to us under maryland state law. we'll be seeking life without parole. >> police say he's also the suspect in the double murder of another mother and daughter. shot by an intruder in their home january of 2009. the vic tipples of the mother, daughter murders lived within a two mile radius of scott's home. police also suspect him in the 2008 murder of marketing executive, vilma butler, who was found shot to death in the home she shared with her daughter. >> been formerly contacted by a number of other police departments. >> the police chief who described scott as a serial killer, says he is forming a task force to look at cases more than a decade old. >> we hop
CBS
Jul 8, 2010 6:00pm EDT
responsibilities. >>> the state of maryland has launched a program aimed at helping people buy homes. state administrators say the program will provide $100 million in mortgage loans. and it will be focused on areas that expect to see significant growth due to a big military base realignment about to take place. >> it's good news for our first- time home buyers. it's good news for families relocating to maryland as a result of the base realignment and closure program. >> and more good news. under this program, interest rates in the statewide maryland mortgage program are being lowered to 4.5%. >>> here is something you should know about. the better business burrow reportings seeing an increase of complaints against online car dealer. shoppers have lost many to these websites. if a dealer only communicates through chat or e-mail, that's a sign. and if payments are only accepted through wire transfer, that's a sure-fire sign. for more tips go to our website, wusa9.com, and click on living smart. >>> honey bees are disappearing at an alarming rate. they are essential to agricultural and -- our
CBS
Jul 9, 2010 6:00pm EDT
the maryland duke game. >>> and topper has the forecast. >>> another day in the 90s. we will take you out with the almanac. access this at wusa9.com. 93 and 76 in the books. average is 88 and 71. the record was safe today at 104. the record low well safe at 55. we will talk about a cold front and prospect of showers and thunderstorms and update the weekend forecast. ♪ (announcer) we all want to stay active. we don't want anything... ...to slow us down. but even in your 30s... ...your bones can begin to change. overtime, you can begin to have bone loss. calcium and vitamin d work together to help keep your bones strong. and yoplait gives you... ...20% of your daily calcium... ...and is the only leading yogurt with vitamin d in every cup. keep your bones strong every day... ...with yoplait. >>> charlottesville investigators released new information today in the yeardley love murder case. police believe they now have a crucial piece of evidence, a t- shirt that had been missing from love's apartment. they say her parents turned in the shirt. and police believe it could have trace evidence
CBS
Jul 13, 2010 6:00pm EDT
, maryland. prince georges fire spokesperson, mark brady says that water mixed with some sort of unknown chemical. we have sky 9 on the way and we'll bring you more information as soon as we get it into our newsroom. >>> new this hour, though, more developments in the jacks case. the union that represents dc's child and family services agency wants the mayor to reinstate three caseworkers linked to the case. jacks was found guilty of killing her four daughters last year. and three social workers were fired for allegedly not adequately responding to reports of abuse months before the girl's bodies were found. now, a labor board upheld an arbitrator's decision that adrian fenty, the mayor, should give the workers their jobs back. >> even before going to arbitration, administrators tell him that these individuals should not be fired. [ applause ] he decided at that time -- i'm the boss. i'm going to do what i want to do. he let them go. >> the labor union says the employees are collectively owed as much as $300,000 in back pay. >>> also new at 6:00, police have issued an arrest warrant fo
CBS
Jul 14, 2010 6:00pm EDT
to woodbridge, no problems and all lanes are open. back to you. >>> meet maryland's newest millionaire. paula evans from landover, maryland, got the surprise of her life when she found out she won a million dollars. she sent in her scratch off ticket months ago and out of 44,000 entries, hers was the one picked. as a single mom with a daughter in college, a son about to go to college and her youngest with special needs, evans will not be frivolous. >> my plans are definitely to get my son through college and to help my daughter and to take care of james, to make sure he receives the care that he needs. >> after taxes, evans takes home $657,000. good for her. >>> we'll be back. this doesn't have to be our future. not if the senate acts now on legislation to promote energy efficiency, biofuels, and renewable energy sources. let's make america more energy independent, protect our environment, and create millions of new jobs right here at home - instead of losing those jobs to other countries. if you want to change america's energy future, call your senators and tell them to support clean energy
CBS
Jul 26, 2010 6:00pm EDT
and this is just on the roadways yesterday during the height of the storm. >>> a mother in maryland also died in yesterday's violent storms. a tree came crashing down on a minivan. this is along rhode island avenue in beltsville and it killed 44-year-old michelle. friends tell us she was a stay at home mom with a 10-month-old baby and a 4-year-old. rescue crews had to cut the top of the vehicle off just to get to her. her mother was also in the van and she suffered serious injuries but is expected to recover. >>> here's another road hazard that is still with us. the traffic lights that are out. there are 200 lights out just in montgomery county and some drivers tell us that commutes that normally take them 40 minutes are taking an hour and a half. sky 9 was over rockville pike when a construction worker decided to climb out of his car to direct traffic at a busy intersection. police have this reminder, you want to treat every non-working traffic light as a four-way stop sign. advice that patranya bhoolsuwan would give to you, as well. to see if these traffic outages are causing major backups,
CBS
Jul 28, 2010 6:00pm EDT
is coming up right after the break. ?vw >>> new at 6:00, an update on a maryland student. the isreali government says they will not pay emily medical bills. she was struck in the face by tear gas in a canister during a demonstration on may 31 and she lost an eye. her lawyers say police fired directly at her and they should pay the estimated $4,000 for her treatment. police say the injury was a mistake and the defense ministry says it regrets her injury and she endangered herself by participating in the demonstration. >>> 152 people died today when a plane crashed in pakistan and two americans were on board. you can see thick smoke through the heavy rain when clouds, when the passenger plane slammed into a hillside. the government says the cause of the crash is not yet clear. that plane was on a two-hour flight from pakistan's biggest city to the capital, islamabad. >>> a wild fire is threatening dozens of homes near los angeles. that fire has scorched at least 30 homes and another 150 are threatened in the area. this is 70 miles north of los angeles and firefighters are struggling wit
CBS
Jul 29, 2010 6:00pm EDT
in maryland. no one hurt there. and georgetown really took a pounding from the rain. this is a part of the tree that came down on 35th street. now, let's get to the latest conditions. any watches or warnings right now? >> reporter: no, they have actually taken the severe thunderstorm watch. they canceled it early here, still going down to the south. we'll see that in just a second. i want toysome down and show you the latest -- i want to show you down here some of the developing and latest thunderstorms. we have a little shower, turning into a thunderstorm that's moving out here eventually on the eastern side of gaithersburg. right around redskins park. we're also seeing a dying storm down there. the heaviest storm right over manassas and manassas park into fairfax county too. that's eventually heading down here with that storm. let's show you the weather computer and show you the severe thunderstorm watch that has been canceled here. still in effect for extreme southern maryland and down in virginia. and what this has done to our temperatures is now that we've got the sunshine popp
CBS
Jul 5, 2010 6:00pm EDT
maryland is still at 100. that is the only reading still out there. take a look at the heat advisories. that's the district proper. over in northern virginia. that will be alexandria, arlington, and false church. tomorrow afternoon, very hot, very humid. and for the entire region for that matter. another code area, you get the triple threats. and that heat inside spending the day. >> i'm devon lucie, i'll have the complete forecast. and we have that in just a few more minutes. >> lindsey mastis spoke to some residence at the park triangle. and the air-conditioning that has been broken for more than a month. >> i can't sleep, i can't breathe. >> reporter: we put a thermometer in car men martinez's apartment. by noon, it was already 81 degrees. >> if you were outside, just laying on the sidewalk. >> reporter: they are not the only ones feeling the heat. they live on the top floor. >> reporter: she is paying $1,000 a month for this apartment. that has become an expensive closet. she and her children have not stayed here in more than a month. >> i can't get to the point where i can't cool
CBS
Jul 15, 2010 6:00pm EDT
. >>> a hospital official said a maryland teenager wounded in the uganda terror bombings is in stable condition. emily kerstetter and her grandmother are being treated. emily was scheduled to undergo additional surgery today. she was in come pala with a church group when a bomb went off as they were watching the world cup. >>> bob mcdonnell said jobs have come since his job. virginia has a surplus budget of at least $220 million. >>> a new report finds the government collected more than $20 billion in so-called syntaxes. the total in the fiscal year year of 2009 is up 41% from the year before. $6billion of that increase came from a larger tax on cigarettes as part of the children's health insurance reauthorization act. and there was a large spike in tax collection from the sale of guns and ammunition. >>> well ice cream lovers, baskin robbins celebrated their birthday today and they sent frank vanilla, pie ala mod, campfire and cheesecake will be retired. they say the new flavors that replace them will be decided in a contest by voters this fall. >> talk about syntax. >> sinful but tasty. >> it
CBS
Jul 19, 2010 6:00pm EDT
tonight in the university of maryland beating investigation. 9news now learned detective st reviewed e-mails and text messages of some high ranking police commanders at the scene. the investigators are trying to determine whether police supervisors gave orders that led to the beating of a student and whether any commanders tried to cover up the incident. we'll continue to update you on this investigation. >> also new at 6:00, the district's mayor has named robert as the interim director for the district's services. he replaces mark, who served as interim director for the past six months. since september of 2007, hildum served as the deputy attorney general for public safety. >> bank of america customers, you may soon have to sell out more cash for something that used to be free. we'll tell you more just ahead. but first, bird attack. this is one aggressive mama and she's got an entire community on edge. that's coming up after the break. [ music throughout ] [ male announcer ] looking for a complete picture of your money? meet pnc virtual wallet. it comes with a calendar that shows you
CBS
Jul 20, 2010 6:00pm EDT
. >>> a maryland state trooper is facing child porn charges. baltimore county police arrested trooper bruce alan tucker. investigators say the 47-year- old had more than 3,000 pictures of young children. some of those children were as young as 2. >> he told investigators he was curious about these images and had just started casually looking at these things over the internet and his interest grew. he exchanged some photos with some people over the internet and it just increased as he was going along doing it. >> tucker has been a state troop fore12 years and has been suspended without pay pending the veg. new at 6:00 another case of alleged police misconduct. a woman accuses an officer of rape during a traffic stop. baltimore city police will not say where the alleged attack happened or reveal the officer's name. but they do say he's 31 years old and has been on patrol since 2007. police are looking into the relationship is the officer and the woman. >>> the f.b.i. says he's been on a crime spree since 2008 and has robbed 26 banks. the latest hit was this past june in virginia. in may he struck
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